When we least expected it, the fear of death resurfaced with all its ancestral force. Until then, the majority of the world's population was experiencing a kind of sedation of the senses about the impacts of the misery caused by the global economy on people's mental health. And in the extreme era of globalization, when we had already become accustomed to the illusory comfort promoted by the consumer society, here comes a virus that makes us wake up from the sweet and warm maternal lap of capitalism.
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